Guard Anthony Cowan contributed a game-high 20 points.
The Terps look to stay hot in a pivotal top-20 matchup.
The Terps and Fighting Illini battle for sole possession of first place in the Big Ten tonight in Champaign.
Late threes from Jalen Smith and Anthony Cowan helped turn the tide.
The Terps are looking to open Big Ten play with a win and improve to 10-0.
The Terps and Fighting Illini open Big Ten play Saturday in College Park.